Nonprofit offers transportation for cancer patients in the Inland Northwest (WA)

  • Date: 08/27/2021

Once in Spokane, transportation to and from appointments can be daunting and expensive, especially when patients receive medication that prohibits them from driving. That obstacle was how Dorzweiler found Cancer Can’t, a nonprofit that connects volunteer drivers with patients. A coordinator at Cancer Care Northwest, where Dorzweiler is a patient, connected her with a driver who could take her to and from chemotherapy appointments.

Recently, Cancer Can’t partnered with the Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners, or SNAP, through its Neighbors on the Go program, which serves seniors and people with disabilities who need to get to medical appointments.

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